The Bucknellian

Big bats can’t save the day for Bison

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

This past weekend the Bison baseball team traveled to Cary, N.C. to compete against the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The games were originally scheduled to be played in Lewisburg, but inclement weather moved the contest to North Carolina. The Bison had already competed in one contest against...

Baseball catches big win over ACC opponent

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

This past weekend proved to be historic for the Bison men’s baseball team, who beat the University of Virginia (UVA) for the first time since 1925. The team split two games against the Cavaliers on Feb. 22, winning the second game of the doubleheader. The Orange and Blue used a huge offensive outburs...

First week proves difficult for Bison baseball

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 14, the Bison baseball team opened up its 2020 season with a clash against Penn State in North Carolina. This is the third straight season that the Bison have opened up against a power-five opponent, losing this contest by a score of nine to six. Penn State scored the game’s first...

Baseball swept by Lehigh, loses to Mount St. Mary’s, overcomes La Salle

Jack Donovan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison baseball team traveled to Bethlehem, Pa. on April 20-21 to take on Lehigh in a three-game series. The team was swept by Lehigh, losing two heartbreakers to their rival as the Mountain Hawks walked off in consecutive games. Then, on April 23 in a mid-week game against Mount St. Mary’s in Emmetsburg,...

Baseball gets swept in three-game series against Holy Cross

Baseball gets swept in three-game series against Holy Cross

Chris Kehoe, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison baseball team continued Patriot League play at home against the Holy Cross Crusaders on April 13-14. The Orange and Blue dropped all three games in the series by final scores of 13-7, 6-3, and 6-3. With these losses, the Bison fall to 10-27 overall and 3-14 within the Patriot League. Holy...

Baseball swept by Lafayette in Easton, beats Towson 9-8 in mid-week game

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

The Bison baseball team traveled to Easton, Pa. on April 6-7 for a three-game Patriot League series against the Lafayette Leopards. The Bison were swept in the series, dropping the three games 11-3, 6-5, and 10-5 after a poor defensive performance. The team bounced back with a 9-8 road win against Towson...

Baseball rallies to walk-off against Army, drops mid-week game to Penn State, beats Binghamton

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019

The Bison baseball team went 1-2 in a three-game conference series against Army at Depew Field on March 30 and 31. The team lost to Penn State 9-3 on April 2, but quickly regained momentum to overcome Binghamton 6-4 the following day. Their overall record now stands at 9-21.   The Bison...

Baseball splits doubleheaders against Army and Holy Cross

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

The Bison baseball team played in a doubleheader at Army on March 23 and another doubleheader at Holy Cross on March 24. The Orange and Blue went 1-1 in both series, then tacked on a non-conference win against Villanova. Their record improved to 7-18 overall and 2-6 in Patriot League play.   The...

Baseball swept by Navy in Patriot League opening series

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019

The Bison baseball team traveled to Annapolis, Md. on March 16-17 to kick off Patriot League play in a set of doubleheaders against Navy at Terwilliger Brothers Field. The team lost the first two games on March 16 by scores of 9-4 and 15-2, respectively. On March 17, the Bison kept the scoring close...

Baseball leaves South Carolina with losses to Radford and Pitt

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019

The Bison baseball team traveled to Spartanburg, S.C. on Feb. 22-24 for three exhibition games against Pittsburgh and Radford as part of the USC Upstate-Wofford Tournament. After a postponed game on Feb. 22, the Bison fell to the Radford Highlanders 9-1 on Feb. 23. In a doubleheader on Feb. 24, the...

Baseball swept in opening series by No. 21 North Carolina State

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2019

The baseball team opened its season with a series against nationally-ranked No. 21 North Carolina State at Doak Field in Raleigh, N.C. on Feb. 15-17. North Carolina State swept in the three-game series with final scores of 8-2, 14-2, and 12-8. Featuring three preseason All-Americans in their lineup,...

Van Hoose throws no-hitter in series against Lehigh

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 26, 2018

The Bison continued their dominant Patriot League streak with a 2-1 series against Lehigh from April 21-22. In the first game, Connor Van Hoose ’18 pitched a no-hitter, the fifth no-hitter in the University's history. He later went on to be recognized by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association...

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